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DOWSIL™ 5200 Formulation Aid

An alkylmethyl siloxane copolyol designed to prepare stable water-in-oil emulsions. INCI Name: Lauryl PEG/PPG-18/18 Methicone.

Uses:

  • Emulsifier designed to prepare water-in-oil emulsions with excellent stability, flexibility and aesthetic.
  • Main emulsifier for water-in-oil creams and lotions:
    • Protective cream
    • Cleansing lotion
    • Night cream
    • Sunscreen cream
    • Baby cream
    • Dry skin cream and lotion
    • Moisturizing cream
    • Foundation
    • Hand and body cream and lotion. 
  • Allows the preparation of multiple emulsions (water/oil/water, or W/O/W) and water in wax emulsions.
  • Co-emulsifier for oil-in water creams and lotions.
  • Skin conditioning properties in clear 2-in-1 shower gels.
  • Delivers light hair conditioning when formulated into shampoos. It can even be used in clear shampoo formulations

Benefits:

  • Makes very stable W/O emulsions
  • Cold manufacturing process
  • Formulation flexibility
  • High water content
  • Low emulsifier use level
  • Multiple (W/O/W) emulsions
  • Water-in-wax emulsions
  • Co-emulsifier for O/W emulsions
  • Moisturizing and protective
  • Non-greasy feel
  • Easy to spread
  • Wash off resistance
  • Light, hair and skin conditioning properties
  • Wide range of emulsion form: W/O/W, water-in-wax 
  • Does not contain ingredients of animal origin (Suitable for Vegan)
  • Non-GMO*
  • Based on our knowledge available at this time, Dow does not expect this product to be classified as nanomaterial*
  • This product has not been tested on animals by or on behalf of Dow Chemical
  • No animal cross contamination
  • No porcine contamination
  • To the best of our knowledge this product complies with California Prop 65*

*See Regulatory Datasheet for further details

Properties

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Typical Properties

  • Application Format Yes No Clear Systems
  • Enhanced Shine Yes No true
  • Flash Point, Closed Cup Yes No 92.5 °C
  • Formulation Texture Yes No Cream, Wax
  • Formulation Type Yes No Water-in-Oil, Water-in-Silicone + Oil, Water-in-Wax
  • Hair Protection Benefits Yes No Heat Protection
  • Improved Spreading Yes No true
  • Kinetic / Kinematic Viscosity Yes No 1100 to 2600 Centistokes
  • Light Conditioning Yes No true
  • Moisturization Benefits Yes No Moisturizing
  • Performance Benefits Yes No Sensory Enhancer, Texture Enhancer, Wash-off Resistance
  • Refractive Index Yes No 1.452
  • Sensory Benefits Yes No Refreshing
  • Shelf Life Yes No 900 Days
  • Skin Sun Protection Benefits Yes No SPF Boosting
  • Smooth Feel Yes No true
  • Soft Feel Conditioning - Dry Yes No true
  • Specific Gravity @ 25°C Yes No 0.896

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